Category: job seekers

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20 Ways Older Job-Seekers Can Sell Themselves

Are you an older skilled worker who has been through a couple of decades of cyclical job expansion and contraction? Then you should be able to gain a few pearls of wisdom from this article. We sometimes forget the benefits…

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‡ 4 Tips to De-Stress Your Job Search ‡

                      4 Tips to De-Stress Your Job Search: Job seekers are spending long, grueling hours, hitting the job front from multiple angles, but the stress is becoming unbearable. So, I decided…

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7 Mistakes Job-Seekers Over 50 Make

A good portion of the e-mail I receive is from readers over age 50 who are looking for work after a layoff. Many tell me they found their last job more than a decade ago, in the classifieds of their…

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14 Job Interview Problems & Solutions for Baby Boomers

The economy is struggling. With unemployment high and rising to levels not seen for a while and no discernible turnaround in sight, it means challenges for all job and career seekers. Those in transition do face uphill climbs in these troubled employment…

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Top 10 Tips for Older Job Hunters

Thanks to their seniority, folks 55 and older were once less likely than their younger co-workers to be laid off during a recession. Not this time around. Steep manufacturing cuts have hit older workers particularly hard. And even in workplaces…

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8 Ways To Age Proof Your Resume

8 Ways to Age Proof Your Resume: Preparing a resume that emphasizes your value is a good first step to preparing for your job search. Here are eight ways to age-proof your resume: 1. Don’t provide your complete work history:…

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8 Interview Questions & Answers for Older Workers ¤

Here are eight sticky questions that older job candidates often encounter—with several appropriate responses to each:“You appear to be overqualified for this position. Won’t you get bored?”• ” You are an excellent company. You deserve excellence in employees. “• ”…